I was on hand at the Los Angeles Q&A hosted by Cameron Crowe and signing for McCready’s book “Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam”. It was during the interview that he spoke about the recent death of Cornell and later about the death of Staley
From their early songs like “King of Rock”, to the guitar driven “Rock Box” and of course the Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way”, Hip-Hop legends Run-D.M.C. have always been influenced by rock music. Looks like Rock N’ Roll has also influenced the fashion of music fanatic D.M.C. He ditched the Adidas jumpsuit and sneakers for a pair of black jeans and a rock band shirt.
On December 3, 2015 I attended a portion of the once-in-a-lifetime Julien’s Auctions curated by Ringo Starr and wife Barbara Bach, featuring items from their London estate, and Beverly Hills and Monaco residences.
The original Alice in Chains line-up featured Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell, Mike Starr & Sean Kinney. AIC have released new albums and toured the world but have not forgotten original members Starr & Staley. Sean Kinney has their initials LSMS on his drum kit.
Alice in Chains released their second album “Dirt” on September 29, 1992. The cover featured an eerie image of a girl half buried in the desert dirt by photographer Rocky Schneck. Although she looks exactly like Demri Parrott, the actual model used for the album cover is model/actress Mariah O’Brien.
Anybody have more information on this awesome photo of Layne Staley and Gary Busey??? Layne was still on crutches after his ATV accident, so this photo must have been taken sometime in 1992. That would be one year after Busey starred with another musician, Anthony Kiedis in one of feelnumb.com’s favorite movies of all-time, Point Break. Busey fn’ […]
Layne Staley’s decomposed body was found by his mother and stepfather on April 20, 2002. It was estimated that he passed away approximately two weeks earlier on April 5, 2002. The funeral of Layne Staley was held eight days after his body was found on April 28, 2002 at the Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo, Washington.
Mad Season was a a short-lived Seattle super group featuring Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready with bassist John Baker Saunders and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin filling out the groups line-up.
Check out this great photo of Layne Staley and “date” at the Shorewood High School “Evening Enchantment” Prom 1986. Staley did not attended Shorewood High School, he went Meadowdale High School. If you are the girl in this picture or know the her, send us her info.
Chris Cornell once wore his own band’s Soundgarden shirt in concert. Well Cornell also proudly wore the band shirts of a few other Seattle bands. Here he is wearing a couple Pearl Jam shirts.